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  • Supreme Court refuses challenge by online retailers to N.Y. tax law

     Supreme Court refuses challenge by online retailers to N.Y. tax law
    WASHINGTON — Amazon.com Inc. and other online retailers suffered a legal setback on Cyber Monday as the Supreme Court turned away their challenge to a New York law that requires Internet companies to collect sales taxes. Delivered on one of the...
  • Bitcoin is beyond understanding, but e-cigs might be worth a try

    Bitcoin is beyond understanding, but e-cigs might be worth a try
    I feel out of the cultural loop these days, as I try to follow the news. I can't wrap my mind around bitcoins and I'm not sure what an e-cig is. Pretend cigarettes? Virtual money? It's all too tech-centric for me. If you're also confused about the...
  • House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

    House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise
    WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...
  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin. The untraceable currency is...
  • Will Overstock.com be bitcoin's great liberator?

    Will Overstock.com be bitcoin's great liberator?
    The bitcoin faithful are ever on the lookout for signs that their virtual currency is as good as cash, more than a speculator's dream and not merely a device for criminal transactions. So you can expect them to make a lot out of the announcement that...
  • Maryland officials issue warning on bitcoin, virtual currencies

    Maryland officials issue warning on bitcoin, virtual currencies
    State financial regulators and the attorney general issued a warning Friday about bitcoin and other virtual currencies, saying buyers — and sellers — should be careful. "For now, there is little to no regulation and no safety net for...
  • Baby bath seats recalled due to drowning hazards

     
    BeBe Love, Buy Buy Baby and Chelsea & Scott have recalled baby bath seats due to drowning hazards. No incidents or injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. But it says the seats don't meet federal......
  • Orioles make sure it wasn't a totally lost weekend

    Orioles make sure it wasn't a totally lost weekend
    The Orioles saved Maryland from an almost totally dismal sports weekend. They were down 2-0 early in Sunday’s series finale against the Oakland A’s at Network Associates Overstock.com Oakland-Alameda County Stadium, but came back to avert a...
  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Community Commentary: Internet sales tax revenue will be boon for state

    Last week, in an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
  • Community Commentary: Internet sales-tax revenue will be boon for state

    In an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the California Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...